N6 Business Management National Certificate

Are you a natural born leader? Are you not afraid to step up and take responsibility? Where you lead a group of business professionals and make sure that they are performing as best as they can? If you have answered yes to those questions then it’s obvious that Business Management is your calling.

The National Certificate: N6 Business Management is the third and final course in our Business Management Programme. This combined with 18 months of practical experience will give you a fully accredited National Diploma.

Course Information:


National Certificate: N6 Business Management

Accredited by:

The Quality Council of Trades and Occupations (QCTO


There are three open book assignments that can be completed at home. As well as a final exam set by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET).

Exam opportunities:
There are two exam opportunities.
May/June and October/November

Registration Period:
February – May/June exam
August – October/November exam

NOTE: This exam is an external exam. An additional exam fee will need to be paid as exam fees are not covered in your course fees.

Award type:

National N Certificate

Award issued by:

The DHET and the QCTO



NQF level:The National Qualifications Framework (NQF) level 06

Length of course:

12 Months

Entrance requirement:

National Certificate: N5 Business Management


Business Management N4 

  • Management Communication N4
  • Introductory Accounting N4
  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4
  • Computer Practice N4

Business Management N5

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5
  • Sales Management N5
  • Public Relations N5
  • Computer Practice N5

Business Management N6

  • Entrepreneurship and Business Management N6
  • Sales Management N6
  • Cost and Management Accounting N5
  • Public Relations N6


The one thing that you work towards after months of hard-work is the National Certificate: N6 Business Management. This is awarded to you by the DHET.

Career Paths in Business Management

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Development
  • Management Consulting
  • Management Analysis

Gaining Your Practical Work Experience

Just thinking about going up to companies and looking for opportunities to gain practical work experience can be daunting. This is why the DHET has decided to make things easier by creating a free placement service which links your profile to employers who offer Work Integrated Learning (WIL).

Exam Fees

Please note that exam fees will not be covered with your course fees. You will have to pay your exam fees separately.

How can I get Started?

Get a head start in your career and start your qualification today.

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Last updated: November 15, 2018

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